[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification (fwd)

Gruia Calinescu calinesc at gauss.cs.iit.edu
Tue Mar 29 08:26:49 CDT 2016


Good choice!


Gruia

On Tue, 29 Mar 2016, Ioan Raicu wrote:

> Parisa was Justin's #2, so lets go with Justin's #3 Josiah. I'll send the
> offer now.
> Ioan
> 
> On 3/29/16 8:46 AM, Kyle Chard wrote:
>
>       So given we have another decline we need to pick a new person to
>       invite?  The next few I see in the order are as follows. Does
>       anyone have any strong thoughts?
>
>        
>
>       Saleh
>
>       Sakhnini
>
>       Josiah
>
>       Smith
>
>       Michael
>
>       Fischer
>
>       William
>
>       Agnew
>
>       Emily
>
>       Sheetz
>
>       Emily
>
>       Durdan
>
>        
>
>        
>
>       From: bigdatax-bounces at datasys.cs.iit.edu
>       [mailto:bigdatax-bounces at datasys.cs.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Ioan
>       Raicu
>       Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:44 AM
>       To: Gruia Calinescu <calinesc at gauss.cs.iit.edu>; Big Data REU
>       2015-17 <bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>
>       Subject: Re: [BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification (fwd)
> 
>  
> 
> And to simplify housing, if you want to let him start 1 week late, we
> could simply have Nathan participate for 9 weeks, where he starts 1
> week late, but ends at the same time with the rest of the students. I
> don't think you want two separate final presentations. Some REU sites
> run for 9 weeks only, so that is also an option. It will be his job to
> make sure he keeps up with all the students despite his 1 week late
> start, if that is what we let him do.
> Ioan
> 
> On 3/28/16 6:48 PM, Gruia Calinescu wrote:
>
>       Ioan,
>
>       Can we ask him to stay another week? To August 5, will be
>       fine
>       if he's wroking with me.  That may complicate housing.
>
>        Gruia
>
>       ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>       Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:43:12 -0500
>       From: Nathan De Graaf <nathandegraaf at gmail.com>
>       To: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
>       Cc: "bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu"
>       <bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>
>       Subject: Re: [BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification
>
>       Dear Ioan,
>       Sorry for the delayed response. I am excited about the
>       opportunity to
>       participate in the BigDataX REU program.
>
>       I will be competing in the ACM-ICPC world finals in
>       Thailand May 16-20. I am
>       scheduled to spend the following week of May 23rd touring
>       the area. If at
>       all possible, could I start the REU the following week of
>       May 30th? If not,
>       I am prepared to make the appropriate flight changes that
>       would allow me to
>       start the REU on the scheduled date of May 23rd.
>
>       I would like to accept your offer to participate in the
>       2016 BigDatax REU
>       program; however, it must be noted that although I expect
>       to be able to
>       change my flight, I do not currently have the tickets that
>       allow me to be in
>       the United States on May 23rd.
>       I will send a signed copy of the offer letter later
>       tonight, unless a
>       digital signature is sufficient.
>
>       I am looking forward to participating in the BigDataX
>       program this summer. 
>
>       Sincerely,
>       Nathan De Graaf
>
>       On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Ioan Raicu
>       <iraicu at cs.iit.edu> wrote:
>             Hi Nathan,
>             This is just a friendly reminder that we need your
>       signed offer
>             letter by tonight (Monday, March 28th). Please let
>       us know if
>             you have any questions.
>             Cheers,
>             Ioan
>
>             On 3/22/16 4:55 AM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
>                   Dear Nathan:
>                   Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you
>       that
>                   the Selection Committee has chosen you to be
>       one of
>                   selected 8 students to participate in the
>       BigDataX
>                   (From theory to practice in Big Data computing
>       at
>                   eXtreme scales) REU program at Illinois
>       Institute of
>                   Technology and the University of Chicago
>       during the
>                   summer of 2016. The selection process was very
>                   competitive having an acceptance rate of 18%
>       for the
>                   summer of 2016.
>
>                   In case you need more information, see
>                  
>       http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/index.html;
>                   you can also contact us at
>                   bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu. Please see the
>       attached
>                   offer letter. Please review it, and if you
>       accept
>                   this summer research position, please sign
>       this
>                   letter and send it to us by email to
>                   bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu as soon as
>       possible, but
>                   not later than Monday March 28th, 2016.
>
>                   Congrats again, and we look forward to having
>       you in
>                   the BigDataX program this summer!
>
>                   Regards,
>                   Ioan, Gruia, Justin, Mike, and Kyle
>                  
>       http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/2016/
> 
>
>             --
>             Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
>             Assistant Professor
>             Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
>             Guest Research Faculty
>             Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
>             http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
>             http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
> 
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> Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
> 
> Assistant Professor 
> 
> Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
> 
> Guest Research Faculty 
> 
> Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
> 
> http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
> 
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
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> 
> -- 
> Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor 
> Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
> Guest Research Faculty 
> Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
> http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
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